Biography

Welsh actor Matt Ryan, born April 11, 1981. Matt was born in Swansea, Wales to parents Steve Evans, postman turned record producer, and Maria Evans, dance teacher. He attended Penyrheol Primary and Comprehensive schools in Gorseinon before moving on to the nearby Gorseinon College where he completed a BTEC Performing Arts course. As a child, he appeared in the West End production of Les Misã†rables, in the role of Gavroche. He graduated from the Bristol Old Vic in 2003 and joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in 2004. He had a lead role as Mick Rawson on CBS’ “Criminal Minds” spinoff series, Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior, and was introduced in Criminal Minds Season 5, Episode “The Fight”. He performed the voice and motion capture of Edward Kenway in Ubisoft Montreal’s upcoming Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag.